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5 Gardens Every Nature Lover will Adore

Studies show that just 5 minutes spent in nature can help to improve your mood. Here are 5 gardens worth experiencing for the sake of mental health.   1. Palm Grove Although privately owned by the Gibbons family, the public is allowed to visit Palm Grove between 9:00 a.m and 5:00 p.m. from Monday to Thursday. Secluded in its location, Palm Grove is well-maintained and properly landscaped and features hundreds if not thousands of varieties of plants both endemic and…


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Guide to: Sand Dune Exploration

Beach dunes are the most iconic part of Bermuda, making up our sandy beaches and providing the corridor into our beautiful blue waters. They are always thriving with tourist activity, as well as biological and geological activity.   Where To…


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Field Notes: Monstera Deliciosa

This article was taken from our archives. It first appeared in the February 1952 issue of The Bermudian. It appears here exactly as it did originally.   The botanical name of a plant is never readily accepted by the average…


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Bermuda Beasts: 7 Facts About The Green Heron

Where can you spot them? Green herons are a coastal bird, distributed throughout the island. You can spot them most easily within mangrove forests, or hunting on the edges of isolated islands. The green heron is one of two nesting…


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How To Explore the South Shore Beaches Like a Naturalist

The sandy coast is an ecosystem in and of itself. Its basis are the sand dunes – as sand is pushed onto beaches from the sea, it dries quickly, and is moved farther up the shore by winds. Higher up…

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Trees That Go Above and Below: A Guide to Mangrove Exploration

Mangroves are some of the most productive ecosystems on the planet. They capitalise on below water and above water space, attracting a myriad of marine life as well as breeding waterfowl. Get ready for an adventure with our guide to…